- “Where Autistic Workers Thrive”: http://fortune.com/2018/06/24/where-autistic-workers-thrive/
- “Autistic workers: loyal, talented … ignored”: https://www.theguardian.com/money/2012/apr/06/autistic-workers-employers-ignorance
- “How Can Employers Support Autistic Workers?”: https://workology.com/how-can-employers-support-autistic-workers/
- “Managing an autistic employee”: https://www.autism.org.uk/managing
- “Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find”: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/05/18/478387452/autism-can-be-an-asset-in-the-workplace-employers-and-workers-find
- “Office design for autism”: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/21/magazine/autism-office-design.html
- All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism by Autism Women’s Network, Lydia X.Z. Brown (Editor), E. Ashkenazy (Editor), Morénike Giwa Onaiwu (Editor) (2017)
- And Straight on Till Morning: Essays on Autism Acceptance by Advocacy Network and Julia Bascom (editor) (2013)
- Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome by Rudy Simone (2010)
- Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome in Layman’s Terms. Your Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, PDD-NOS and Other Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). by Raymond Le Blanc (2012)
- Autism – What Do You Need To Know? A Parent’s Guide To Autism Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments. DSM-5 Ready by Raymond Le Blanc (2013)
- Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers by John Elder Robison (2011)
- The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood (2008)
- Everyday Aspergers by Samantha Craft (2016)
- How Can I Talk If My Lips Don’t Move: Inside My Autistic Mind by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay (2008)
- I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Self-Discovery for Adults by Cynthia Kim (2013)
- Knowing Why: Adult-Diagnosed Autistic People on Life and Autism Autistic Self by Advocacy Network and Elizabeth Bartmess
- Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s by John Elder Robison (2007)
- Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking by Julia Bascom (2012)
- Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to an Asperger Life by Cynthia Kim (2014)
- NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman (2015)
- Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism by Dawn Prince-Hughes (2004)
- What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew by Autism Women’s Network (2016
Kentucky Autistic Businesses
- Chimel Ford – Louisville, KY artist who likes to paint famous people snacks, drinks, iconic logo’s, If you have an idea in mind, I do commissions as well.
- Sebastian Duverge – Sebastian Duverge is an emerging Latino artist residing in Louisville, KY. His use of bold, vibrant colors are seen throughout his paper mosaics, paper weavings, and watercolor paintings. Sebastian also loves to create local ceramic gifts and greeting cards for the community.
Skyler Rose Sheldahl – Hats and yarn crafts
- Cody Clark – Cody Clark Magic uses magic to inspire and delight everyone from every walk of life
- Nicholas Teale – Musician, hyperpolyglot, and amateur baklava chef
Autistic owned stores
- All Things Sensory by Alissa – Handmade stim toys and sensory items
- A sense of self – Handmade sensory items
- Ausome Doodles Shop – Autistic positive clothing and accessories
- Autie and spoon – Positive Autism clothing w/ no cheese
- Autonomous Press (AKA Autpress) – independent publisher focusing on works about disability, neurodivergence, and the various ways they can intersect with other aspects of identity and lived experience.
- BugziesCrochet – Crochet Creations
- Buy Autistic! – Autistic owned business directory
- Cattydragons – the studio of Andy Dreisewerd, who sells prints and original paintings of dragons and other mythical humanoids and creatures, on T shirts as well as paper
- Chewiegem – Chewable jewelry
- CrystalStarSpark – A spark of wonder in every handmade jewelry piece.
- Doodlebethshop – Neurodivergent accessories like keychains and pins
- Dragon Adventures Crafting – Stickers and Stuffed animals
- Edward Teach Apparel – Neurodivergent shirts, stickers, and more
- FabulousFidgets – Affordable, Handmade Fidget Toys and Jewelry
- Gayle Fitzpatrick – Drawing and painting is how Gayleloses and finds herself. For her, making paper is a dance of movement, watercolor and texture. Gayle loves what she does!
- The Heathersmith crafts – fanciful and unique jewelry including ear cuffs and Elf earrings
- Jane’s Prints – Jane Strauss is a photographer who sells both art photography prints and cards, mugs, and other items with her original photos on them.
- Kaiko Fidgets – Australia based fidget company founded by autistic 11-year-old Kai. The Kaiko range of discreet and noiseless fidgets is for both adults & kids to assist with mental health, anxiety & focus.
- KineticColorFoundry – Customizable fidgets, stims, jewelry and accessories
- Marshall Edwards – a freelance writer and marketing consultant for creative types
- Neuro creative – Neurodiversity, Mental Health & LGBTQ+ Gifts & Clothing
- Ruthdoodle – Custom Jewelry & Sensory Items
- Sky and Earth Tees – Cute Autism Acceptance T-Shirts
- Stim Box: – Stim Box is a neurodivergent owned fidget toy store. Our fidget boxes are curated by co-owner and popular TikToker, Stimmy Girl.
- Stimtastic – Stimtastic is affordable stim toys, chewable jewelry and fidgets for autistic adults and teens (and kids too!). Owned by an autistic person, Stimtastic celebrates stimming as a natural part of life on the spectrum.
- SpacerobotStudio – Neurodiversity, Creativity, & Alternative Communication
- Unofficial Gallifrey – is a Zazzle store specializing in neurodiversity, social justice, otherkin things, and, of course, anything related to Gallifrey.